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Kansas University
Basic information Name: Kansas University
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1900
Country: United States
Mass:help 2.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 81  (1997)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10992 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 81:

Kansas University

Kansas, USA, possibly near Lawrence

Found in early 1900s, recognized 1990

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A 2.8 kg stone was found by H. T. Martin, the former Curator of Paleontology at the University of Kansas while searching for fossils.  Classification and mineralogy (D. Schneider, P. Benoit, D. W. G. Sears, and S. Symes, UArk): olivine, Fa26±2; shock stage S3; meteorite has fresh fusion crust. Specimens:  type specimen, UArk; main mass, William H. Martin, Jr.

Institutions
   and collections
UArk: Cosmochemistry Group, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 72701, United States (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 81, MAPS 32, A159-A166 (1997)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 144 approved meteorites from Kansas, United States (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1834 approved meteorites from United States (plus 358 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)

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